Located in the heart of the UK, Sheffield is one of England’s largest cities, with excellent road, rail and air networks.

Our City Campus (download map) is approximately ten minutes from junction 33 of the M1, a two minute walk from Sheffield’s railway station and right next to Sheffield’s bus and tram transport interchange.

By rail
Regular inter-city rail services operate between Sheffield and other main line towns and cities. London is two hours away by train, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham one hour and Edinburgh three and a half hours.

Sheffield’s Train Station is just a two minute walk away from our City Campus

By road
Sheffield’s motorway link is the M1, junctions 33 and 34.You are recommended to leave at junction 33 and proceed into the city centre by way of the Parkway (A630).

  • Please locate your end destination (car park) and postcode, for your satnav, before setting off

Sheffield’s National coach service for long distance travel is comprehensive and efficient. Its central pick up and terminal point is at the transport interchange, just a few short steps from the main Owen Building at our City Campus.

By air
Doncaster Sheffield Airport is the closest airport to the University providing over 40 destinations across Europe. International connectivity is available via Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Dusseldorf with Flybe, and the USA via Dublin with Aer Lingus.

By car or taxi the City Campus is just a 30 minute journey away, alternatively take a taxi or bus to Doncaster rail station and catch the train to Sheffield station, just two minutes from our City Campus. Car hire is also available from the airport.

Manchester, Leeds/Bradford and East Midlands airports are all about an hour’s travel time from Sheffield, and easily accessible via regular rail and bus services.

Manchester Airport is served by many domestic and international carriers, flying to over 200 destinations worldwide, and has a direct rail link to Sheffield both day and night. Both London airports (Heathrow and Gatwick) are reasonably accessible by rail with just one change of train. We recommend you to allow at least four hours travel time between either of these airports and Sheffield.

Key Dates

September 2019
First call for papers
Submit a Paper

October 2019
Second call for papers

Monday 10th February 2020
Final date for submission of papers for review

Monday 10th February 2020
Final date for submission of poster presentations

Wednesday 4th March 2020
Reviews returned to authors

Friday 20th March 2020
Final paper submission

Friday 3rd April 2020
Final papers to conference organisers

Wednesday 13th to
Friday 15th May 2020